Cycling Canada Newsletter – April 2020
In these uncertain and unprecedented
times, the Cycling Canada team is looking forward to being more
connected with our community than ever before through the launch of two
of our most recent initiatives; the first being a monthly newsletter
sent out to our
subscribers, where you will be able to access information regarding
events, results, measures being taken, new partnerships, as well as
The second is the launch of our new blog platform, Shifting Gears, which will address a variety of different topics curated by our athletes, coaches, integrated support team, staff and community. Articles will be available every Monday starting today.
We also invite you to follow us on social media so you don’t miss a thing, including athlete Q&As, organized Zwift rides, quizzes, videos and more! If you haven’t done so already, please update your user profile & preferences so that we can send you information & content tailored to your needs.
Thank you for coming along for the ride!
News & Updates
We are excited to explore new avenues with the launch of our new blog
Shifting Gears, which will give a voice to the Canadian cycling
community to address various issues and experiences, as well as learn
from leaders of the industry on a variety of topics. Stay tuned for our
first article which comes out today!
STATUS OF DOMESTIC EVENTS
In order to continue to support the efforts from public health authorities to minimize the transmission of the virus, and to reduce the pressure on athletes and members, Cycling Canada is now recommending that all cycling events on the Cycling Canada calendar be postponed or cancelled until June 14th. Click here to see the full list of cancelled or postponed events.
We are thrilled to announce a new partnership with virtual cycling app FulGaz to provide members with the opportunity to keep riding, training and racing on outdoor routes in the comfort of their homes. FulGaz is offering a free 4-week trial, as well as a 20% discount off your subscription fee if you join before May 15th. For details & discount codes, please click on the link.
This FAQ is intended to address some of the most common questions and
concerns from the Canadian cycling community. We will continue to update
this document as more information becomes available to us.
POSTPONEMENT OF 2020 TOKYO OLYMPICS AND PARALYMPICS
Cycling Canada fully supported the decision from the Canadian Olympic Committee to not send a Canadian delegation to the Games if they took place this summer and applauded the International Olympic Committee, International Paralympic Committee and 2020 Tokyo Organizing Committee’s decision to postpone the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The new dates announced are: Olympic Games – July 23 to August 8, 2021 and Paralympic Games – August 25 to September 5, 2021